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Pay Rates
As a Diploma qualified assistant you are on Level 3.4 and yes your pay rate is $23.97/per hour.
In regards to being paid higher wages, it states the following...

Casual Wages?
Ok, so just trying to understand - do you only work for 7 hours in the week as a permanent part-time assistant? Do you have a signed contract stating these...

Casual Job interview for certificate III in early childhood and care.
Have you started working yet?
The following information will help:
Working As A Casual Educator

While pursuing cert III in Early Childhood Care how early can we start working
According to ACECQA, you are actively working towards a Cert 3 qualification if you can provide documentary evidence from the course provider to your approved...

Resigning from casual employment
Hi Linda,
That's right as a casual, you can end employment without notice unless notice is required by a registered agreement, award or employment contract.

How to deal with a frustrating director
During your staff appraisal did your Director mention any of these issues to you?
Why would your Director give you excellent feedback than to go ahead...

Award Rates/Position description
What is your qualification?

Working while pursuing Diploma course.
Hi Nidhi,
Welcome to Australia and welcome to Aussie Childcare Network. :wave:
In regards to the cert 3/diploma course - if you choose the diploma course...

Does volunteering help to get a job?
I am a student doing cert 3 in early childhood education and care, I am doing a full time course. I am not experienced in child care. I am about...

Cert III or Diploma
Greetings for the day!!!!!
We came to Australia 7 months ago ; I am a software engineer by profession and a permanent resident.
Since I have a keen...

any help?

scenario hilla and poppy
It is 8:45am and Hilla, a Trainee, is changing Poppy’s nappy. Poppy (15 months) is quite big for her age but tends to be rather clumsy....

Completed cert iii. Should I do cert iv?
You may as well continue since you're in study mode at the moment...

behavior consent observation.
Are you referring to writing an observation of a child's behaviour? Do u want to get consent from the child for you to do your observation?
The following...

you are an educator in the 3-6 room in a long day center. during outdoor free play you noticed another staff member left a full water trough outdoors when...

list three ways you would ensure that you would contribute to workplace improvements in supervision.
-scanning and regularly looking around the area to...

CHCGRP002 Plan and Conduct Group Activities Part C: Skills Observation
Group demographic:
Minimum five (5) participants
Ages ranging from 16 – 65 years
Mix of males and females
Three (3) differing ethnic backgrounds if possible.

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Hi, just hoping I can get some feedback/help on this assignment...
Scenario 1 - Question 1
In your own words, explain briefly what is meant by cultural...

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
The question i've been given is
Provide three (3) common legal issues that need to be managed in an education and care service.
And i am thinking something...

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
I am new to my cert III and although i've found answers so far this one is not working out so well.
Provide three (3) common legal issues that need to...

What is the biggest confusion among the educators?
I am planning to start with child care industry. I would like to know what is/are the biggest confusion among the educators?
What are problems or frustrations...

Professional Development for Child protection
I found this:
Department Of Child Protection

Reporting Mouses
Well, it would need to be caught otherwise it's going to keep coming into the centre...
Have you tried catching it?
It's a health issue if it's leaving...

Recruiting An ECT For LDC Service
Hello there,
Im not sure if Im in the right discussion but I am looking to recruit an ECT in my small Long day care once day a week, We need to have access...

Online training resources/PD - microlearning
Aspire’s microlearning modules are self-directed, interactive and designed to maintain the interest and motivation of learners. They are short, flexible...

A Centres Standards
Ok first off, cots should not be touching each other... it's a health and safety hazard. So, yes it is an issue that you should be concerned about. I would...

Ideas what to buy for my kids this Christmas
Kmart have these amazing huge water squirters for $1 each, the kids absolutely love them and it keeps them busy, happy and active outdoors for hours.

Understanding about JET fee assistance.
JET fee assistance is help to pay your childcare fees when you already receive other centrelink payments so your income does come into play because...

Student Wanted For FDC in Sydney
Hi Sohila,
I am a student and I would like to gain an experience in a Childcare setting. I'm currently enrolled in Cert. 3 in Early Childhood and Care....

Hello All
Hello members, I am sophie from Waiuku, Auckland and I am working as a Childcare expert from last 8 years. Currently, I am working at

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